Short Bytes: Facebook has acquired the widely popular face-swapping app Masquerade, also known as MSQRD. Company’s CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced this news on his Facebook profile by using the Iron Man filter while coding his own Jarvis project.
Today, channeling Iron Man in a new Facebook video, Mark Zuckerberg told the world that Facebook has acquired Masquerade, also known as MSQRD. It’s one of the most popular face-swapping applications on the App Store that allow you to swap your face with another face. It also allows you to add live effects to the videos.
Mark Zuckerberg himself used the MSQRD app and used an Iron Man filter. Here’s what he had to say:
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Taking a break from coding to welcome the MSQRD team to Facebook!
Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In a short period of time, MSQRD has become a hit on the App Store and maintained its position among the chart-toppers.
Facebook hasn’t disclosed the amount that it paid for MSQRD. The three founders of the app, Eugene Nevgen, Sergey Gonchar, and Eugene Zatepyakin, will work at Facebook’s London office.